Stories about World Media

Aug 18 2017

Death toll rises in Barcelona terror attack

The Foreign Office released a statement saying: "The British Embassy in Madrid and Consulate General in Barcelona are in contact with local authorities and urgently se...

Aug 18 2017

Pelosi: Remove Confederate Statues From US Capitol 'Immediately'

Democratic Reps. Adriano Espaillat (N.Y.) and Dwight Evans (Pa.) are introducing the bill amid renewed furor over whether Confederate statues in the Capitol and localit...

Aug 18 2017

Sen. Corker says Trump hasn't yet shown 'stability' to be successful

As chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, he's in frequent contact with both the president and the State Department, but he's previously offered sharp criticism of ...

Aug 18 2017

Texas Senate moves forward on education funding plan

The Senate version of the bill , which had the strong support of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and other far-right Republicans , would have forced transgender people to use bat...

Aug 17 2017

ADS supports practical solutions for Irish border

Britain says its membership of the EU customs union , which now allows for the tariff-free movement of goods, will end along with its membership of the single market whe...

Aug 17 2017

Trump responds to Barcelona terror attack by spreading debunked rumor

Trump's account first sent out a normal tweet about Barcelona, which is widely speculated to have come from White House staff. Later, however, he tweeted, "Study what...

Aug 17 2017

Pakistan's top anti-corruption body summons Sharif, sons

The NAB team will travel to Lahore to record the trio's statement. Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons have been summoned by the top anti-gra...

Aug 17 2017

Trump appears to endorse Sen. Flake's primary foe

President Donald Trump 's public attacks on two GOP senators could further reduce his clout with congressional Republicans just as he enters a series of key policy discus...

Aug 17 2017

Gay couple who Wednesday in England lose same sex marriage ban challenge

A court in Northern Ireland has rejected a couple's plea to have their same-sex marriage recognised, asserting again that there are no exceptions to the territory's ban o...

Aug 17 2017

Cleveland Clinic nixes gala at Mar-a-Lago resort

The Clinic and CEO Toby Cosgrove, had taken heat from employees and the public for continuing to hold the annual event at Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach club where they had g...

Aug 17 2017

South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula'

Tensions escalated on the peninsula after the DPRK twice test-fired what it called an intercontinental ballistic missile last month. Tillerson and Mattis wrote in The W...

Aug 17 2017

Barcelona Are Not in Talks for Dembele Shock

Previous to that Liverpool had rejected two bids for their talisman. Former Bayern Munich technical director Michael Reschke says Ousmane Dembele joined Dortmund la...

Aug 17 2017

Teacher shoots self at high school in Georgia, police say

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, the injury transpired on school grounds, and involved a firearm. Arriving students were taken to the school gym to b...

Aug 17 2017

Australia to join military drills with US, South Korea

The exercises have taken on greater significance this year due to the rise in tensions around North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles ca...

Aug 17 2017

PM Modi in Independence Day speech bats for creation of new India

Deprecating violence in the name of faith, Modi said some people due to lack of patience end up destroying the social fabric. "The fight needs to be against the Bharatiy...

Aug 17 2017

Dahi Handi: 2 'govindas' die, 117 injured in Maharashtra

The 21-year-old Kini successfully got down from the human pyramid but died soon afterward. One of them was seriously injured and admitted to a hospital, while others were...

Aug 17 2017

Military verifying reports Chinese vessels spotted near Pag-asa Island

ISLAND OF HOPE. A party-list lawmaker has urged the Philippine government to file appropriate diplomatic protest against China over Chinese ships spotted near the Pag-asa...

Aug 17 2017

Poll finds many call Saturday's events in Charlottesville 'domestic terrorism'

President Donald Trump's response to the white supremacist rally that turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend has been subjected to a poll revealing di...

Aug 17 2017

Venezuela: Governor Condemns 'Massacre' by State Police in Amazon Prison, 37 Dead

Special security forces, including military units, had stormed the prison in the state capital Puerto Ayacucho to confiscate weapons that had been smuggled in to prisoner...

Aug 17 2017

Xi calls for calm after Trump says U.S. is 'locked and loaded'

China is telling the USA and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and actions and work toward a peaceful resolution of their dispute, in a sign of growin...